Senior Gardener

Job title: Senior Gardener

Location: Lake Forest, Wadsworth, & Wilmette Illinois

Job type: Full-Time

Contact: Russell Buvala, Head Gardener at rbuvala@craigbergmann.com or 224-588-7798.

Job description: Craig Bergmann Landscape Design, Inc. is looking for an experienced, organized self-starter with an attention to detail. This position stewards the garden maintenance on multiple north shore residential properties and gives a great opportunity for a competent gardener. The work includes all aspects of horticulture excluding turf management.

Responsibilities include: garden management of seasonal flower displays, IPM, herbaceous perennial flower and small woody plant care in all seasons, client and contractor liaison, crew management, photographic and computerized Record keeping and billing.

Education, training, experience: Degree in Horticulture or similar with 3 years’ experience in landscape industry or equivalent is required. Candidate must possess strong horticultural knowledge, experience with the Midwest climate, good written and oral communication skills, and experience with formal and natural garden maintenance.

Skills and Certifications:

  • Good communicator
  • Operate light dump truck with trailer
  • Microsoft Office proficient
  • Illinois Pesticide Operator’s License
  • Able to lift 40# alone
  • Competent in managing irrigation systems
  • Valid Driver’s License

Contact Information

Russell Buvala, Head Gardener

224-588-7798

rbuvala@craigbergmann.com